Croatia sailing trip 14 days in Middle Dalmatia

We offer a Croatia sailing route which includes a 14 days sailing trip over Dalmatian Central and southern parts. The coast line of this area abounds with islands, laid to the south of Split, and spread along the coast to Dubrovnik.

Sailing around Dalmatian Islands You will discover that these islands are slightly more ‘cosmopolitan and vibrant’ than the northern ones. Dalmatian islands can boast with lively old towns, ports with restaurants, bars and fantastic gastronomic and wine offer. Beautiful cities are placed along this part of coast. The biggest one is Split with famous Diocletian’s Palace. Not far from Split is also well known historic city of Trogir. And in the southern Dalmatia is situated a must see destination of the world Dubrovnik. This city is considered one of the most beautiful in the Mediterranean. The Cata sailing team planned the 14 days Croatia sailing route in such way that it enables you to discover Central and Southern Dalmatia at its best.

 

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Places to visit:
  • Trogir

    Trogir is not only the location of our charter base but also a UNESCO protected world site of rich history and culture which makes it great start point of any sailing crew off to discover mid Dalmatia aria. This is one of the oldest and most touristic cities in the Adriatic coast founded 2 300 years ago and formatted trough the years by Greeks, Romans, and Venetians. Be shore to visit the most interesting Trogirs sites, Cathedral of St. Lawrence, city Hall, the town gate, Ćipiko place and Kamerlengo fortress, before you set sails to discove the middle Dalmatia islands.

  • Vis

    Vis, the farthest inhabited island of Croatia, is positioned in probably the cleanest part of the Adriatic sea. In 1944 the island was declared a military zone and therefore was inaccessible to all foreigners until 1989. Isolation has enabled the island to retain the charm and style of life characteristic of the 1950s which makes it attractive for the holiday makers looking to experience “the Mediterranean as it once was”. Take your time here and explore the green interior, lush vineyards and sample the local gastronomy specially don’t miss to try famous Viška pogača – pie stuffed with salty anchovies and onions.

  • Korčula

    Korčula is one of the greenest islands in the Adriatic Sea. Its indented coastline abounds with smaller and bigger beaches and over 200 hidden quiet coves. A unique feature of Korčula is also a group of 40 islets perfect for sailing and swimming. The town of Korčula developed on a peninsula in the northeneast part of the island opposite the Pelješac peninsula. The city is considered to be the most beautiful medieval planned town in Croatia as well as the birth place of Marco Polo. Only 7 km from Korčula, lies Lumbarda, a very charming tourist destination famous for its sandy beaches and wines Grk, Posip, Plavac and Marastina.

  • Vela Luka

    Vela Luka is situated on a west side of the island, at the center of a 9, 2 km long bay. The bay is a safe port for sailors and its shore is extremely indented. During  July and August many performances, concerts and events such as Vela Luka festival, boat race of Sveti Ivan and “Kumpanija” tournament take place there.

  • Lastovo

    Lastovo, located 13 km south from Korčula, is a genuine heaven for lovers of nature and sailing. Its surrounding archipelago consists of 46 islands spread across 200 km of land and sea, recognized and preserved as the youngest Croatian Park of nature.

  • Zaklopatica

    Zaklopatica, bay placed on the northern side only 2 km form the inland city of Lastovo and 7 km from the ferry port of Ubli with a breath taking view of the neighboring island Korčula, is a perfect getaway place for divers and yachtsmen. Here you can enjoy sunbathing, swimming and relaxing walks.

  • Mljet

    Mljet is one of the most seductive of all the Adriatic islands, Croatia’s greenest island and origin of many stories and legends; the stories about Odyssey, as well as stories of Benedictine monks and the Mediterranean Seal. The island is considered to be one of the most beautiful of the Croatian islands thanks to its Mediterranean vegetation, clean sea, extraordinary sandy shoreline and a wealth of underwater sea life. The northwestern half of the island is proclaimed a National Park and  is unique in its charm featuring two connected salty lakes; Great Lake, covering an area of 145 ha, with a depth up to 46 m and the Small Lake with an area of 24 ha and a maximum depth of 29 m. Besides nature beauties Mljet is well known for its white and red wine, olives and goat’s cheese.

  • Pelješac

    Pelješac is the longest of all Dalmatian peninsulas stretching for about 70 km and connecting with Croatian Mainland at Ston. The Peljesac Channel divides the peninsula from the island of Korcula. Abounding in natural bays, mostly covered with woods, with a coast full of beaches, reefs, bays and fjords, it is no wonder that Peljesac has an ancient maritime tradition and is home of many captains as well as noways very popular sailing destination.

  • Šipan

    Šipan is the biggest among 13 Elaphiti islands (deer’s islands) situated in the vicinity of Dubrovnik the Island of Mljet and Pelješac Peninsula, and surrounded by the waters of the Koločep and Mljet Channel. For its beauty, scented pine woods and picturesque countryside it was recognized by Dubrovnik’s nobility very early in time of Dubrovnik’s Republic, infect they liked it so much they built 44 mansions and 32 churches on the island. This charming Mediterranean island with lush subtropical vegetation,  mild climate, easily accessible coast and characteristic landscapes is a rarely preserved oasis and loving point of interest for yachtsmen cruising Croatia coast.

  • Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik is one of the world’s most stunning destinations looking to inspire tourists, both in terms of its cultural heritage and as a summer holiday destination. The city has often been proclaimed “Pearl of the Adriatic” and was introduced into the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979. The Old Town center of Dubrovnik is surrounded by 1,970 m of city walls that over the centuries served to protect the city from various threats. Dubrovnik is also a city of top culinary delights, amazing natural surroundings and friendly locals.

  • Hvar

    Hvar is the longest, the most luxurious and the sunniest Croatian island and one of 10 most beautiful islands in the world. Exciting and vibrant in the summer, sunny and quiet in the winter, Hvar is along with Dubrovnik, the most popular tourist destination in Croatia throughout the year. The island is also famous for its picturesque lavender fields, vineyards, olive groves, as well as numerous historical and cultural sights and hospitable locals.
    The island’s most chic and busiest destination, Hvar Town is estimated to draw up to 20,000 people a day in the high season. Don’t miss out to explore the main square, the fortress Fortica (Spanjola), the cathedral of Hvar, the theater of Hvar, swim on the numerous beaches or cruise off to the Pakleni Islands.
    Stari Grad, formerly known as Pharia and Pharos, is the historical jewel of the island of Hvar, one of the oldest settlements on the island and the city after which the island was named. Due to its position in the middle of the Hvar island, for centuries Stari Grad was a safe harbor to sailors and still is regularly visited by most of the yachtsmen cruising trough middle Dalmatia.

  • Brač

    Milna is a well protected bay located on the western part of the Island Brač, 18 km from Supetar. This village has a marina with several modernly equipped berths. The ideal conditions for diving, crystal clear sea, sailing, fishing, vicinity of the mainland and domestic food specialties make Milna a desirable nautical destination.